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Ponting, Clarke named Allan Border medallists
Melbourne, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting and vice captain Michael Clarke were joint winners of the Allan Border medal for 2008-09.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 8:02:04 PM

Ponting tells selectors to pick Hayden's replacement early
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting wants the Australian selectors to make up their minds now on Matthew Hayden's replacement for the series against South Africa.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 7:47:01 PM

Australia may boycott one-day series if Pakistan play Yousuf
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) The one-day series between Pakistan and Australia could run into trouble if Pakistan insist on playing the rebel Indian Cricket League's Mohammad Yousuf.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 7:42:55 PM

Ponting keen on Symonds return
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is hopeful that troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds will make progress to be in the team when it returns from the tour of South Africa.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 4:26:47 PM

Brothers get 17 years in prison for murdering 3-year-old
Wellington, Feb 4 (DPA) Two brothers convicted of murdering a 3-year-old girl who was kicked to death after months of abuse, including being hung and spun on a rotary clothesline and put into a tumble dryer, were sent to prison for a minimum of 17 and a half years Wednesday, news reports said.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 12:07:54 PM

Toxic debt brought to book
Sydney, Feb 4 (DPA) Toxic debt has beaten bromance and textaholic to become Australia's Word of the Year, contest organiser Macquarie Dictionary announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 10:31:28 AM

European artist's toilet attracts tourists to New Zealand town
Kawakawa (New Zealand), Feb 4 (DPA) Kawakawa could be described as an inconspicuous backwater New Zealand town. It has a long main street, a butcher, a cafe, a supermarket and a pub.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 9:17:43 AM

Indian to take on New Zealand in Fed Cup tennis
Perth, Feb 3 (IANS) The spotlight will shift from Yuki to the other Bhambri siblings, Ankita and Sanaa, as India take on New Zealand in their Asia-Oceania Group-I Fed Cup tennis tie, beginning at the State Tennis Centre here Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 03, 2009 7:49:23 PM

Ponting says he was reluctant to take a break
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has admitted that he wanted to lead the team at a time when they are going downhill, but was forced to take a break under instruction from the selectors.

Tuesday, February 03, 2009 5:47:55 PM

Symonds left out of South Africa series
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Troubled Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been left out of the cricket tour of South Africa.

Tuesday, February 03, 2009 5:16:31 PM

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